Tones Overclock Academy - The Lucky Few Selected

Tradeshow & OC events by massman @ 2010-08-11

On August 14th, the Madshrimps overclocking team is heading out to the headquarters of TONES, Belgium´s most powerful computer shop, to demo the sport of extreme overclocking. Be there and maybe you go home with brand-new high-end hardware!

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The Lucky Winners

The Lucky Six

The four participants joining this edition of the Tones Overclocking Academy through the contest have been announced, so Madshrimps is following suit. The answers to the questions were:

1) 8199,5MHz
2) Leiden (as two participants figured out!)
3) 1st, both in GOOC EU 2009 and GOOC EU 2010

The six lucky winners, who can join the Madshrimps overclocking team next Saturday and still have a shot at the high-end system are:

  • Freestyler
  • Dafour
  • Roelientje
  • Rikske
  • Teemto
  • Kareljan

We are excited to meet 'n' greet with the six newly baptized Overclocking Enthusiasts at 9AM, August 14th in Tones HQ. Of course, if you want to see the overclockers live in action, you are welcome to drop by and say hi. See you all there!

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Comment from Massman @ 2010/08/11
First pre-testing done:

Hey boys and girls,

Are you ready?

Zonet even snel de setup getest om te zien of alles werkt. Op een PSU na, geen ENKEL probleem gehad ... super dus! VGA kaarten waren nog volledig stock (koeling én clocks); kwestie van nog iets in petto te hebben zaterdag, hé 8)
Comment from dafour @ 2010/08/12
Ziet het volledig zitten
Comment from Teemto @ 2010/08/12
Same here.
a.k.a. Pascal Michiels
Comment from Gamer @ 2010/08/12
Dan zien we jullie daar zaterdag !

Proficiat aan de winnaars.
Comment from Kareljan @ 2010/08/13
hurray kan al niet wachten
Comment from DyNaRaX @ 2010/08/14
Het was plezant.

Thx mannen
Comment from Teemto @ 2010/08/14
Great to see the guys live. Definately needs a sequel (with more willing 4-way SLI). :-)
Comment from leeghoofd @ 2010/08/14
Glad you guy sliked it, some already knew the ropes of I7 OC'ing. Which infact is pretty simple with I7 reaching 4-4.2Ghz...

Thansk to the Sponsors again :, Asus (Milan and Rogier), Intel and Corsair...

Hope to repeat a sortlike event next year...

Small article, with some piccies is in progress...
Comment from Gamer @ 2010/08/14
I had a great time, thanks all !!
Comment from Azzaro™ @ 2010/08/15
Indeed, it was a great experience! Thanks for the fun guys!
Comment from dafour @ 2010/08/15
Tones oc academy was a big succes,thx to all the people made this possible.
It was very cool to see some people irl.The ln2 was amazing too see !
Maybe next time a compo with some Dirt2 (guys from asus )
Yesterday was of the best days i've encountered since my first trackday.

*upload pics
Some pictures > all here
Comment from wutske @ 2010/08/15
Next year, I'll be there

Too bad I didn't make it this year
Comment from Massman @ 2010/08/15
It was really cool to meet people who are interested in extreme overclocking, but are not doing it at the moment. It took me back years ago when I was in the same position. I really hope all the people involved had a good time and are getting more interested in the overclocking-thing.

Thanks to ASUS and TONES for hosting the event!
Comment from wutske @ 2010/08/15
lol, en de Jelle steekt er weer nen halve kop bovenuit
Comment from piotke @ 2010/08/15
Milan changed
Comment from jmke @ 2010/08/15
serieus Gamer, sandalen met sokken?
die bompa referenties waren maar graptjes hé, ge moet dat zo serieus niet opnemen!
Comment from Gamer @ 2010/08/15
Tja, als je voeten open liggen moet je iets doen niet ?

Bedankt om het op te merken.
Comment from dafour @ 2010/08/16
Aha zo weet ik dus nu wie Gamer is.
Nogmaals bedankt voor de info!
Comment from Massman @ 2010/08/16
Not Gamer.

It's "Uncle Gamer"
Comment from Gamer @ 2010/08/16
Tja, jongeren hé, wat kan je er mee doen.....
Comment from wutske @ 2010/08/16
Originally Posted by Gamer View Post
Tja, jongeren hé, wat kan je er mee doen.....
overclock wijsheid overbrengen
Comment from Massman @ 2010/08/16
Van jong naar oud, bedoel je?

Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/18
Heren, mijn verslag staat ook inmiddels online. Ik heb op het eind een link gezet naar het verslag hier op Madshrimps. Zouden jullie ook een linkje willen zetten in jullie verslag naar het mijne? bedankt ! (zou iemand dit ook even op het Tones forum kunnen melden, dankjewel!)

Oja, als je een fout ontdekt, gewoon even melden, dan pas ik het wel aan
Comment from piotke @ 2010/08/18
Vergeet natuurlijk Asus niet bij de sponsoren
Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/19
Staat erbij hoor
De logo's van de sponsors zijn gehotlinked naar andere websites. Als je even niks ziet, ligt het aan die website (CTRL+F5).
Comment from DyNaRaX @ 2010/08/20
Originally Posted by roelientjeL View Post
Heren, mijn verslag staat ook inmiddels online. Ik heb op het eind een link gezet naar het verslag hier op Madshrimps. Zouden jullie ook een linkje willen zetten in jullie verslag naar het mijne? bedankt ! (zou iemand dit ook even op het Tones forum kunnen melden, dankjewel!)

Oja, als je een fout ontdekt, gewoon even melden, dan pas ik het wel aan
Ik zal het even op het Tones forum posten
Comment from leeghoofd @ 2010/08/22
Added linkie to the article Roel, but only if you show us a picture of Lientje

If someone else took pictures plz share them. So we can add these to the article('s)

Thx Alby
Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/22
Originally Posted by leeghoofd View Post
What is Lientje?
Comment from leeghoofd @ 2010/08/22
One moment : your nick name Roelientje --> at first I thought you were female lol --> Then someone told me your real name was Roel :

Possible Options for my brains :

1) so either your family name is Ientje or Lientje
2) or your girlfriend's name is Lientje
3) or you just made your name up
4) Share the piccies all
Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/23
Why roelientjeL ? I just used some random letters to create this name, haha!
Comment from jmke @ 2010/08/23
Well enough explained?
too much info
Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/23
hehe, fixed it
Comment from jmke @ 2010/08/23
I was joking Roel...
Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/23
Haha, ok I'll re-spam it!

Well... about eight years ago I had this group of friends and we all had nicknames. Guess what, my nickname was Roelientje, lol. So I made my first msn adress with roelientje, but it was already taken so I added this letter 'L' (I still don't know why this letter, it has nothing to do with my surname).

Ever since then I used this weird name. If you can come up with something better, go ahead! Until then, I'll use this name and accept te fact that people think I'm either a man-lover or a female (or just someone nuts).

Neither of those things is true, btw.

Well enough explained?
Comment from leeghoofd @ 2010/08/24
Comment from roelientjeL @ 2010/08/24
You guys are nuts...
Comment from dafour @ 2010/08/30
Just noticed something,the picture used for the article about tones oc academy,the one with everyone on it,its one i took,but i'm not on it
Comment from leeghoofd @ 2010/08/30
was that done intentionally ? or ?

Never had the pictures of Manu from Tones... hoping we can do another demo like this. This was heaps of fun...